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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Memory Clinic started in Mumbai by Sheild Foundation. (excerpt)

"If detected during early stages, dementia can be managed: doctors", Prachi Pinglay, Hindustan Times,  Mumbai, April 07, 2012.

...“Often signs of dementia are ignored and accepted as part of the ageing process,” said Swati Ingole, founder, Shield Foundation. Doctors at Memory Clinic conduct a Mini Mental State Examination, which looks at 30 aspects and has questions related to cognition and memory such as what a patient has eaten that day or what his or her name is. If a patient scores less than 24, he is referred for further tests."...


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